Arkansas Highway 162

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Highway 162
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Section 1
Length: 5.39 mi[1] (8.67 km)
West end: AR 59 in Cedarville
East end: CR 24 (Hobbtown Rd) at Hobbtown
Section 2
Length: 11.29 mi[1] (18.17 km)
West end: US 64 / US 71B in Van Buren
East end: I-40 / US 71 / US 71B in Alma
Location
Counties: Crawford
Highway system
AR 161 AR 163

Highway 162 (AR 162, Ark. 162, and Hwy. 162) is a designation for two east–west state highways in Crawford County, Arkansas. One segment of 5.39 miles (8.67 km) runs east from Highway 59 in Cedarville to Crawford County Road 25 (Hobbtown Rd) at Hobbtown.[2] A second route of 11.29 miles (18.17 km) begins at US 64/US 71B in Van Buren and runs east to Interstate 40/US 71/US 71B (I-40/US 71/US 71B) in Alma.[2] Both routes are maintained by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD).

Route description[edit]

Cedarville to Hobbtown[edit]

Highway 162 begins at Highway 59 in Cedarville. The route heads east before ending and becoming Crawford CR 24/Hobbtown Road just after a bridge over East Cedar Creek.

Van Buren to Alma[edit]

The route begins at US 64/US 71B in Van Buren in the southeast portion of the city. The route runs due east, passing underneath I-540/US 71 with no interchange. It continues east through Kibler to Alma.

History[edit]

The segment between Cedarville and Hobbs was added to the state highway system on June 28, 1973.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Crawford County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Cedarville 0.00 0.00 AR 59 – Van Buren, Evansville Western terminus
Hobbtown 5.39 8.67 CR 24 (Hobbtown Rd) Eastern terminus
Highway 162 begins in Van Buren
Van Buren 0.00 0.00 US 64 / US 71B Western terminus
Kibler I-49 – Fort Smith, Fayetteville Proposed interchange
Alma 10.54 16.96 US 64B east (Cherry St) US 64B western terminus
10.90 17.54 US 64 / US 71B Begin US 71B overlap
11.29 18.17 I-40 / US 71 / US 71B – Fort Smith, Little Rock, Fayetteville Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c System Information and Research Division (2014). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved March 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b State Highway Route and Section Map - Crawford County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. May 29, 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Minute Order 73-467" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. June 28, 1973. p. 1190. Retrieved April 11, 2016.